Saubier.com  



Go Back   Saubier.com > Saubier.com Forums > Small Caliber Discussion Board

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 02-28-2024, 10:29 PM
Bill K Bill K is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Aug 2012
Location: N.E. Kommie Kalifornia
Posts: 6,311
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by barretcreek View Post
Is the brass durable? Read three or four firings then toss it.
When I was using it in the 17VHA, like mentioned in previous post. I had upwards of 10 or more reloads with the brass. Just don't push heavy/max loads and anneal the case, which I did, about every 3-4 reloads.
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 03-02-2024, 08:23 PM
kenbro kenbro is offline
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Lancashire UK
Posts: 3,302
Default

Hi,
A few years back I wanted an 18 cal bolt action rifle.
Planned on an 18 Fireball.
I think it was Dan Lilja that was making barrels for arms companies making machine pistols etc. He said he’d never made a rifle length barrel blank but he’d give it a go, it with no accuracy guarantee.
Yes please said I and he made one for me.
Got Dave Manson to grind me a chamber reamer off 17 FB cases necked up to 18.
Hornady were making the bullets for 4.6x 30 factory ammo and they agreed to sell me a few hundred.
With a bit of help from George L we got the stuff back to the UK.
And here it languished. Never did get it built into a rifle.
Ken.
__________________
" Pay it forward buddy"
Get up each morning and donít let the old man in.
(Clint Eastwood).
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT. The time now is 12:17 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.1
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.